"The purpose of the trip is not to conduct private diplomacy but to give Governor Romney a first-hand look at what is happening in an important region of the world," Fehrnstrom said.The complete story is here:
Romney visited the United Arab Emirates on Saturday. He will also visit Israel and Jordan on the week-long trip.
He had a series of high-level meetings planned, including talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan's King Abdullah.
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Mitt Romney: Visits the Mid-East including Afghanistan
According to Reuters: